Ship Internationally with GlobalPost

GlobalPost is a modern, economical way to ship internationally from the US to more than 200 countries*. GlobalPost is automatically available to all ShippingEasy accounts once you’ve set up your ShippingEasy One Balance payment method.

The benefits of shipping with GlobalPost include:

  • Save up to 30% on international shipping

  • Electronic customs forms submission - you no longer have to worry about printing customs forms!

  • Up to $100 loss/damage coverage for Standard shipments

  • Dedicated GlobalPost tracking

  • Fast delivery: 6-10 days when you choose GlobalPost Standard

  • No hidden fees: No fuel surcharges or residential delivery fees added

When shipping with GlobalPost, your international shipments will receive a label with the nearest GlobalPost Domestic Processing Facility address. Once received, the shipment will be relabeled with its international label and all required customs documentation. It is then sent on to the recipient via a GlobalPost partner carrier.

*GlobalPost does NOT ship to the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Sudan.

Enable GlobalPost

Ship 5+ international shipments a day?

If you expect to ship more than 5 GlobalPost shipments per day, inquire about GlobalPost SmartSaver shipping options for even bigger discounts! If you qualify, a GlobalPost representative will contact you with further details.

All GlobalPost-enabled accounts will have access to GlobalPost Economy International and GlobalPost Standard International services.

If you have also been onboarded for the SmartSaver Program, you will see the corresponding GlobalPost SmartSaver services, which you will use when creating labels for shipments that will be consolidated into a container (see the SmartSaver section for more details).

Ship Using GlobalPost

To create a label using GlobalPost services, go to the Ready to Ship page. You can then select your shipment and choose GlobalPost from the Carrier drop-down. Under Carrier Services, select the desired GlobalPost service: Standard, SmartSaver Standard, Economy, SmartSaver Economy. You can then create the label as you normally would.

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GlobalPost Features & Service Details

GlobalPost in ShippingEasy supports the following features and services.

Feature

Supported?

Domestic Shipping

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

International Shipping

Green checkmark. Supported feature. Yes.

Electronic Customs Submission

Green checkmark. Supported feature. Yes.

Return Labels

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

Estimated Rates

Green checkmark. Supported feature. Yes.

Carrier Insurance

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

Tracking

Green checkmark. Supported feature. Yes.

End of Day (Electronic)

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

End of Day (PDF)

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

Label Branding

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

Label Messages

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

Multi-package Shipping

Red X mark. Unsupported feature. No.

GlobalPost Economy International

Available Package Types

Max Weight

Min Dimensions

Max Dimensions

Large Envelope or Flat

16 oz

11.5" x 6.125"x 0.25"

15" x 12" x 0.75"

Package

4.4 lbs

5" x 3.5" x 0.75"

Max length (the longest side): 24" Length + Width + Height cannot exceed 36"

Rolls

4.4 lbs

Min length (the longest side) is 4".

Minimum length + 2x Diameter is 6 - 3/4"

Max Length (the longest side) is 36"

Max Length + 2x Diameter cannot exceed 42"

Additional service details:

  • Tracking: Door to country

  • Maximum value of goods: $400

  • No default coverage for loss or damage (you may add third-party insurance if desired)

  • Duties & taxes: paid by recipient

GlobalPost Standard International

Available Package Types

Max Weight

Min Dimension

Max Dimension

Large Envelope or Flat

16 oz

11.5" x 6.125" x 0.25"

15" x 12" 0.75"

Package

70 lbs

5" x 3.5" x 0.75"

Max Length (i.e. the longest side) is 24"

Length + Width + Height cannot exceed 36"

Flat Rate Envelopes, Small Flat Rate Box

4 lbs

Based on Flat Rate package type

Based on Flat Rate package type

Rolls

4.4 lbs

Min Length (the longest side) is 4"

Minimum Length + 2x Diameter is 6-3/4"

Max Length (the longest side) is 36"

Max Length + 2x Diameter cannot exceed 42"

Additional service details:

  • Tracking: Door to door

  • Maximum value of goods: varies by country (up to $2500)

  • Default loss/damage coverage: up to $100 against loss or damage + shipping costs

  • Duties & taxes: paid by recipient

GlobalPost SmartSaver

GlobalPost SmartSaver allows you to realize even more savings by bundling all of your individual packages into a larger container package, which you then send to the GlobalPost sorting facility. When the GlobalPost sorting facility receives the shipment, they'll sort the individual shipments by country and then send them on their way to the final destination.

GlobalPost SmartSaver services are available for accounts that ship more than 5 packages per day (on average) with GlobalPost. To apply, either call 1-888-899-1255 to speak to a GlobalPost team member or fill in the online Contact Us form to be contacted by the sales team. If filling in the form, include "SmartSaver Inquiry" in the Subject field, then choose General Questions for the Inquiry Type and ShippingEasy as your Shipping Platform.

SmartSaver offers three options:

  • SmartSaver Pickup™ – GlobalPost will pick up your consolidated shipments from your warehouse and transport them to the closest processing facility the same day.

  • SmartSaver Bundle™ – Consolidate your individual shipments into one or more large containers and ship them to the GlobalPost processing facility with a container shipping label, provided at no additional cost.

  • SmartSaver Drop-off – Use a carrier account of your choice to ship your consolidated shipments to the GlobalPost processing facility. This option offers the deepest discounts!

Each option differs slightly, so you'll work with a GlobalPost representative to determine the right solution for your business. They will then provide you the detailed instructions on how to create the right labels for the individual shipments and container box.

In ShippingEasy, you'll always create the individual shipment labels with one of the SmartSaver services.

GlobalPost SmartSaver Package Reference

Available Package Types

Max Weight

Min Dimension

Max Dimension

Large Envelope or Flat

17.6 oz

11.5" x 6.125" x 0.25"

15" x 12" x 0.75"

Package, Thick Envelope

70 oz

6" x 4" x 0.75"

Max Length (the longest side) is 24" Length + Width + Height cannot exceed 36"

Max Length (the longest side) is 24"

Length + Width + Height cannot exceed 36"

Rolls

70 oz

Min Length (the longest side) is 4"

Minimum Length + 2x Diameter is 6-3/4"

Max Length (the longest side) is 36" Max Length + 2x Diameter cannot exceed 42"

Domestic ShippingInternational ShippingElectronic Customs Submission

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels. The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

Estimated RatesCarrier Insurance

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

End of Day (Electronic)End of Day (PDF)Label BrandingLabel MessagesMulti-package Shipping

GlobalPost Shipping Tools

GlobalPost also provides some useful tools to assist in your international shipping: The HS Classification Tool (or Harmonization Code Lookup) and the Duties & Taxes Calculator.

The Harmonization Code Lookup tool helps you find the appropriate harmonization codes for your customs declarations. We recommend always including the correct harmonization codes on your customs declarations to ensure the destination country's customs authority can process your shipment in the quickest way possible.

To use the lookup tool, enter a simple item description in the search field and click the Find Code button. You'll then be prompted to drill down on the details of your item with a series of multiple-choice questions until the right code has been identified.

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You can then enter the code into the Harmonization Code field for the shipment in ShippingEasy.

The Duties & Taxes Calculator can help you estimate how much duties and taxes can be expected when shipping certain types of goods (based on your HS code) to certain countries. Know in advance how much you’ll be charged for duties & taxes when using DDP services so you can budget appropriately.

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File a Claim for Loss or Damage

Should any of your GlobalPost Standard shipments become lost or damaged in transit, you can file a claim within 90 days of the shipment date.

GlobalPost Standard shipments include up to $100 in loss / damage protection.

Requirements for filing a claim:

  • All claims must be filed by the shipper, not the recipient.

  • Claims for damage can be submitted at any time. Claims for lost packages cannot be submitted until 30 days after the shipment date.

  • All claims must be submitted within 90 days after the shipment date.

To file a GlobalPost claim:

  1. Go to the GlobalPost Claim Form page.

  2. Fill in the online form:

    • You will need a good contact email, the shipment tracking number and shipment date, and claim amount.

    • Do not include the shipping cost when filling in the Claim Amount field. If the claim is approved, the shipping cost will be added to your total payment.

    • For damage claims, upload an image of the damaged shipment.

  3. Send the form when all fields have been completed.

    • If you submit a partially completed form, GlobalPost will not be able to process your claim and will notify you via email. Complete any missing information on your previously-submitted claim form and resubmit it, or complete a new claim.

Once a claim has been approved, the refund will be immediately credited to your shipping account. It can take up to 3 weeks for a claim to be processed. Please contact GlobalPost if you have not received a response to your claim within 3 weeks.

If you feel your claim was incorrectly denied, please submit a new claim with new or updated information.

Notes About GlobalPost in ShippingEasy

  • The label that you'll print from ShippingEasy for single-piece GlobalPost shipments will be a domestic USPS shipping label.

    This label is used to ship the package to a GlobalPost sorting facility, where GlobalPost will relabel the package and include any necessary documents for international shipping.

  • You will not print customs forms in ShippingEasy.

    ShippingEasy will submit the customs information electronically and GlobalPost will include the necessary customs documents when the package is relabeled at their sorting facility.

  • GlobalPost Standard shipments include default loss/damage coverage. Economy shipments do not include any default loss/damage coverage.

    Additional Carrier Insurance is not available for GlobalPost shipments. However, you can add Shipsurance to GlobalPost shipments, with a maximum declared value of $400.

  • GlobalPost Economy and GlobalPost Standard shipments can be included on USPS SCAN or End of Day forms.

    GlobalPost SmartSaver shipments should not be included in USPS SCAN forms.

  • To use the Rolls package type in ShippingEasy, select the standard Package option. Do not include dimensions for Rolls, use the weight only.

  • There are two tracking numbers associated with a GlobalPost shipment:

    1. The GlobalPost tracking number.

      ShippingEasy sends this tracking number to your customer and selling channel during the marketplace notification processes. For Economy shipments, packages are tracked only to the destination country. For Standard and Smartsaver shipments, packages are tracked to the destination address.

    2. The tracking number on the actual label generated in ShippingEasy.

      This tracking number can only be used to track the movement from the shipment's origin location to the GlobalPost sorting facility. It is not shared with your customer or selling channel.

  • Disabling GlobalPost services in ShippingEasy does not affect GAP labels. When you disable GlobalPost services in your Carrier settings, this only disables the GlobalPost branded services in your account. If you wish to not use GAP labels, you must contact our support team and request your account be opted out of the Global Advantage Program.

  • Currently, GlobalPost labels only support standard English characters. Unicode characters (for example, Kanji or Cyrillic) are not supported at this time.

Domestic ShippingInternational ShippingElectronic Customs Submission

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels. The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

Estimated RatesCarrier Insurance

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

End of Day (Electronic)End of Day (PDF)Label BrandingLabel MessagesMulti-package Shipping

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